Rumson Recreation offers a year-round selection of youth sports and activities for the entire family. Please visit www.rumsonrec.org for all program and registration information.
Recreation announcements will be advertised via the web site, the Rec e-newsletter,
Rumson Recreation Facebook page, @RumsonRec Twitter account,
and on the Community Bulletin Boards, and through the Rumson Public Schools, RCDS, and Holy Cross, as appropriate.
The Borough of Rumson has six magnificent parks, a crew site, a public boat ramp, and the historic Bingham Hall
is Rumson's flagship park. It is located at Lafayette Street and River Road in
the heart of town. This waterfront park boasts a wonderful playground,
lovingly donated by a borough family. The bandstand was also
restored to its former glory by yet another Rumson family.
Victory Park has two tennis courts with lighting, a
basketball court with lighting, a bocce court, a sandy beach on the Navesink River, with benches overlooking the river.
Piping Rock Park
is on East River Road, between Carton Street and Ridge
Road. Piping Rock Park will be renovated in the Fall of 2018.
Once completed the Park will feature a baseball field, full size multipurpose soccer,
lacrosse and field hockey field and playground. The attached summary and
responses to frequently asked questions is provided for your information:
Click here for Piping Rock Park Project Updates.
Download the August 2018 Piping Rock Park Project Information and FAQ document here.
Download the August 2018 Piping Rock Park Layout here. (Large file: 25MB)
|Rogers Park is
at the intersections of Church Street, Lafayette Street and
Allen Street. A true neighborhood park, Rogers Park has a
basketball court and two tennis courts and a playground. It
also has a small grass area used for informal local tee-ball and
touch football games.
|West Park is
another small neighborhood park. The park runs along both sides
of Rumson Road at the entrance to the Sea Bright Bridge. The
north side is an open field and the southern
side has a small fenced in playground. Its location adjacent to
the Sea Bright Bridge make it a summertime favorite.
|Riverside Park is
one of the Borough's busiest parks. Renovated in 2005,
Riverside Park has two high quality 46/60 Baseball fields that are used as soccer fields in the fall. There is a conveniently located
playground to entertain the little ones while their siblings
play ball. A walkway along the River has also been installed.
Riverside Park is located along the Shrewsbury River at the end of
Riverside Drive and Wardell Avenue off of Rumson Road near the
Little Silver border.
Meadow Ridge is the largest of the Borough parks. Located on Ridge Road, it spans
23 acres and has three fields, a small playground and a popular walking/jogging path.
The three fields are used for soccer, baseball and lacrosse. Forrestdale and RFHRHS use these fields as their home field for some age groups. The path meanders along the edges of the fields
and through the woods. Many area residents use the path for their daily exercise.
The outdoor exercise equipment at Meadow Ridge Park is designed to help individuals
of all ages and fitness levels enjoy a healthy lifestyle. The equipment is designed
to improve cardiovascular health, strengthen muscles and enhance flexibility and balance.
Age 14 years and over are allowed on the equipment.
A variety of equipment is available for individuals who wish to improve their conditioning.
The area has elliptical cross trainers, leg press, chest press, lat pull, pull up station and uneven bars.
The equipment features using your own body weight for resistance during the exercise routines.
A sign board provides an entry level suggestion for a workout with guidelines. Additional workouts may
be downloaded in PDF format.
|Bingham Hall -
The restored, historic Bingham Hall serves as a community
recreational center that brings together many people who
utilize the facility for various meetings and functions.
Club, Women's Club, Boy Scouts, Rumson Recreation,
and numerous other organizations conduct organizational meetings, fundraisers
and other functions at Bingham Hall.
beautiful gardens provide a passive recreational area for
individuals who wish to stroll through the grounds or
stop and read or socialize while appreciating the beauty
of the plantings.
The Rumson Boat Ramp is located at the north
end of the Avenue of Two Rivers.
Both ANNUAL passes and ONE-Time* permits are available for purchase at Borough Hall.
Please call 732-842-3300 to obtain current fees.
* Please note that a One-Time permit is NOT a daily permit, but rather for use by anyone who docks their boat
at their home or a local marina and needs to put their boat in and take it out
once per year. This permit allows one launch and one pull-out only, not in
the same day.
The Borough of Rumson prides itself for
its wonderful parks and has pledged to maintain them and
continue to improve them throughout the years.
FIELD PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
You must obtain a Field Permit to
use the fields at Meadow Ridge Park, Piping Rock Park and
Riverside Park. The permit applications are available at Borough
Hall or click on Field Permit to print out a form. Requests must
be returned to Rumson Borough Hall with a Certificate of
Liability Insurance Form and are reviewed by the Parks
Department and the Recreation Department for approval.
TENNIS COURT RESERVATIONS
You must make reservations to use the tennis courts at Victory Park, Rogers Park, and Piping Rock Park.
Reservations must be made online through our reservation system.
Please click here to register and reserve a court.
The Tennis courts at Victory Park are
equipped with lights for night time tennis.